Why Choose Powdertech?


Powdertech operates one of the most up to date powder coating plants in the UK, following significant investment in new facilities in 2014 and 2017. Set in a 22000 square foot purpose built, modern, clean and well lit building, the plant is designed for high quality powder coating. Systems are approved to ISO 9001-2000 and critical processes are independently audited on a regular basis.

Quality and consistency of coating –With fully programmable powder guns and reciprocators, power coating settings are set automatically to suit the size and dimension of the material to be coated. Awkwardly shaped and complex fabrications are easily accommodated

Quick turn-around capabilityDifferent colours and types of powder can be used consecutively, speeding up the transit of fabrications through the system.

Main services

  • Powder coating to ISO12206 for aluminium
  • Powder coating to ISO 13438 for galvanized steel.
  • Shot blasting to SA 2 ½, ISO 14920 and ISO 14921.
  • Hot dip galvanizing to BS EN ISO 1461.
  • Paint stripping

Substrates coated

  • Extruded and folded aluminium.
  • Cast aluminium and zinc
  • Hot dip galvanized steel.
  • Shot blast mild steel.
  • Stainless steel.
  • Mild steel

Material weight capacity

  • The maximum weight is 1000kg uniformly distributed over a length of 6500mm. 150kg per linear metre.

Material size capacity

  • The maximum size for items that are chemically pre-treated is 6500mm long x 700mm wide x 2200mm high.
  • The maximum size for items that are shot blast pre-treated is 6700mm long x 1300mm wide x 2200mm high

Chrome-free Chemical pre-treatment

  • 2 independent immersion (dip) systems for galvanized steel and aluminium.
  • Aluminium system conforms to ISO12206 Aluminium:  6 stages
  • Hot dip galvanized steel conforms to ISO13438: 8 stages
  • Automatic chemical dosing systems and demineralised final rinse

Chemical pre-treatment tank dimensions

  • Length. 6500mm, Width. 500mm. Depth. 1600mm.
  • Maximum capacity 2100mm by double dip.

Powder spraying

  • Two independent lines with 3-axis CNC powder application and closed loop powder recovery

Manual application

Fast colour change

  • Two fully automatic 3-D Magic Eye booths
  • Integrated power track
  • Automatic powder reclaim

Powder curing

  • Four direct gas-fired re-circulating ovens.
  • Two dedicated ovens for degassing hot dip galvanized steel
  • Computer temperature monitoring
  • Automatic cool down & shut off
  • Maximum length. 6500mm, Maximum height. 2200mm, Maximum width. 1300mm.


  • 5-stage chemical stripping of polyester powder.
  • Length. 6500mm. Width. 500mm. Depth. 1600mm.
  • Maximum capacity 2000mm by double dip.

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Tel: 01536 400890
Fax: 01536 205999

Email: pcl@powdertech.co.uk

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